Address Abbreviations

Post office abbreviations for street addresses are: Alley (Aly), Arcade (Arc), Avenue (Ave), Boulevard (Blvd), Branch (Br), Bypass (Byp), Causeway (Cswy), Center (Ctr), Circle (Cir), Court (Ct), Crescent (Cres), Drive (Dr), Expressway (Expy), Extension (Ext), Freeway (Fwy), Gardens (Gdns), Grove (Grv), Heights (Hts), Highway (Hwy), Lane (Ln), Manor (Mnr), Place (Pl), Plaza (Plz), Point (Pt), Road (Rd), Route (Rte), Rural (R), Square (Sq), Street (St), Terrace (Ter), Trail (Trl), Turnpike (Tpke), Viaduct (Via), Vista (Vis). Compass points are abbreviated when they come after street names but are written out when used internally in an address.


  1. Oliver Boone -  July 20, 2016 - 7:46 am

    The abbreviation for terr is not listed

  2. matt goodin -  April 15, 2016 - 3:39 pm

    Abbreviation for parkway is not listed

    • Bon Jovi -  July 20, 2016 - 12:49 pm

      Yea you’re right bruh.

      • Nickleback -  August 2, 2016 - 6:48 pm

        You suck Bon Jovi! We are superior in every way!


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